[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Lavallette. Amendments noted where applicable.]
N.J.S.A. 40:52-1.2 permits a municipality to require, by adoption of an ordinance, that an applicant for certain permits pay any property taxes and assessments due on the property if the applicant is the owner of the property whereon the activity is to be conducted and also to provide for the revocation or suspension of those permits upon the owner's failing to pay taxes due on the property for at least three consecutive quarters. Further, the statute requires that the permit shall be restored upon payment of the overdue taxes or assessments to the municipality.
An applicant for a construction permit for major work issued under Chapter 20, Construction Codes, Uniform, of the Code of the Borough of Lavallette and the State Uniform Construction Act shall be required to pay any delinquent property taxes, assessments or municipal charges on the property wherein the activity for which the permit is sought to be conducted if the applicant is the owner of such real property. A construction permit for major work shall be automatically suspended when any permit holder, who is an owner of the property on which the construction activity is conducted, has failed to pay real property taxes, assessments or other municipal charges due on the property for at least three consecutive quarters. Upon the permit holder's paying the delinquent taxes, assessments or municipal charges, the construction permit shall be automatically restored.
This provision shall not apply to a construction permit issued for minor work pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.17A.
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:52-1.2, the provisions of this chapter shall not apply to or include any alcoholic beverage license or permit issued pursuant to the New Jersey Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.